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8-bit News ZX Spectrum

Sir Fred Sequel to Venture onto the ZX Spectrum

Sir Fred was originally released on the ZX Spectrum back in 1986. The game was a Spanish platform game, released in the UK by Mikro-Gen. and now, nearly 40 years later, Sir Fred is getting a sequel in the form of ‘Old Fred’. Old Fred has been coded by the Spanish developers Gamesoft, the team […]

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Commodore 64 News

New Rob Hubbard Book Coming Soon

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign, which reached a whopping 1209.6% of its target, a new book about the C64 (and more) composer Rob Hubbard will soon be published by our parent company, Fusion Retro Books. The book has been authored by Chris Abbott, Rob Hubbard, and Kenny McAlpine. The book follows Rob’s career via his […]

Atari News Reviews

Two More Super Pockets Coming Soon

Well, Blaze Entertainment haven’t announced any Evercade-related hardware for at least five minutes, so they’ve seen fit to rectify that via their HyperMegaTech label, announcing two new Super Pocket handheld consoles ready to fill Christmas stockings (and pockets) when they’re released on 22nd October 2024. As we reported at the time, last year’s Super Pocket […]

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Indie Nintendo Reviews

Steel Empire X Over Horizon Switch Review

We recently reported on the imminent release of Steel Empire X Over Horizon for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation, a compilation of old-school side-scrolling shoot ‘em ups from the early 90s. Now we’ve had the chance to play the games on Switch, and we had a real blast! First up is Over Horizon, a 1991 NES […]

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Interview Sega

Sonic Roll – How a love for Sonic led to a board game

Sonic Roll is the latest board game from Kess Entertainment. The Los Angeles-based toy company announced that it was collaborating with Sega to create a Sonic-based board game set to be released early next year. It follows hot on the heels of its previous video game-inspired board game, Mega Man Adventures. Time Extension caught up […]